Neu-Walter
Names
Neu-Walter, Sverdlovo, Walter-Chutor, Walter-Khutor
Location
51º15' N 44º34' E
History
      The village of Walter-Khutor was founded by colonists from Walter who were seeking additional land to farm. This daughter colony still exists and is now larger than its parent colony in size and population. There are several hundred homes.
      Walter-Khutor was located outside of the boundary of the Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic of the Volga Germans.
Church
      There was a Bethaus (prayer house) located in Walter Khutor. The building is still standing and was restored in 1992 as the community center, dance hall, and library.
Pastors
Coming soon . . .
Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1850
1857
1859
1886
1891
1894
1897
1904
1910
1912
1926
208
1,516
757
759
Sources:
- Preliminary Results of the Soviet Census of 1926 on the Volga German Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Pokrovsk, 1927): 28-83.
External Links
Last updated 14 May 2013.

Lutheran Church in Walter-Khutor
when it was dedicated (ca. 1903-1905)
Photo courtesy of Jean Roth.


Belfry near the Lutheran Church
in Walter-Khutor
Photo courtesy of Jean Roth.


Lutheran Church in Walter-Khutor (1991).
Photo courtesy of Jean Roth.